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Thursday, September 4, 2008

Post-partum reflections: on McCain and the Republican Convention

If I were an historian, I'd be tempted to look back to this speech and take the crowd's willingness to drown McCain's words out with chanting and cheering as a tidy little metaphor for his candidacy. To Republicans, he's just a place-filler -- they really don't give a damn what he says, or what he really believes, so long as he carries the flag for their program.

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